12 May 2021 - The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Ms Barbara Creecy and her Deputy Ms Makhotso Sotyu, will brief the media on the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment’s Budget Vote to be delivered on Friday 14 May 2021. The minister and the deputy minister will deliver the department’s 2021/22 key priorities and articulate measures to accelerate economic recovery for the sectors.


11 May 2021 - South African National Parks (SANParks), Chief Executive Officer, Mr Fundisile Mketeni will take special leave from his work engagements following assault and sexual assault complaints laid against him on Friday, 7 May 2021 in Skukuza, Kruger National Park. SANParks Board Chairperson, Ms Joanne Yawitch said in line with SANParks’ commitment to ethical conduct...


08 May 2021 - This is an international day initiated in 2006 by the United Nations Environment Programme with the aim of raising awareness about the need for the conservation of migratory bird species, and their habitats, as well as the threats facing these species.  The Day, which is marked in May and October annually, is also an effort to raise awareness about the need for international cooperation to conserve bird species that migrate between the northern and southern hemispheres at certain times of the year.


07 May 2021 - Members of the public are invited to comment on the minister's intention to extend the transitional arrangements contained in the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015, for mining right holders who obtained their rights before the 20 November 2015, for an additional 12 months. The Financial Provisioning Regulations, regulate the manner in which holders and applicants of various...


04 May 2021 - Minister Barbara Creecy, has welcomed the declaration of the Ingula Nature Reserve as a wetland of international importance by the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. The Ingula Nature Reserve sits along the northernmost part of the Drakensberg mountain range, between Free State and KwaZulu-Natal. The site falls within the Northern Drakensberg strategic...